Today will be a long day! Head to the TajMahal before 6am when the gates open for the day. This glorious monument is at its best under the early morning sun. It is the best time to click pictures as not only is the light wonderful but it’s relatively less crowded too. The Taj needs to be viewed at both dusk, dawn, and I’ll leave the last one for later.
After breakfast visit the sprawling Agra Fort and explore its vast grounds with a certified guide. Post lunch proceed to Itimad-ud-daulah and Sikandara (Akbar’s serenely beautiful tomb).
In the evening, head to Mehtab Garden for a unique (and your last!) view of the TajMahal from across the Yamuna river!